Equinor (formerly Statoil)
Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Norway
Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Statoil became StatoilHydro in May 2007, following a merger with the oil and gas division of Norsk Hydro, then changed its name back to Statoil in November 2009. Norsk Hydro retained its metals and other businesses. The name Equinor was adopted in 2018.
We would like to take this opportunity to provide an overview of Statoil’s Human Rights approach and business activities in the Republic of Azerbaijan, where Statoil has been present since 1992...We respect all internationally recognized human rights,...
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